Sofia Ribeiro Branco (Partner) writes an article for the newspaper Económico about the determination of criminal responsibility.
Marta Alves Vieira (Managing Associate) writes an article for Chambers and Partners with an overview of Intellectual Property in Portugal.
The European Commission issued on July 8, 2020, a communication (COM (2020) 299 final) on “Powering a climate-neutral economy: An EU Strategy for Energy System Integration” (the “Strategy”).
In an article about retaining and managing talent in Portuguese law firms Matilde Horta e Costa (Corporate Affairs & Talent Director) states that “innovation is one of the firms’ core values. When recruiting a lawyer, we must also take their professional experience, expertise and reputation into consideration, specifically in the practice that we are hiring for.”
* Current economic conditions affecting clients or the legal profession. The economy seems to have grown at a moderate pace, mainly driven by domestic demand and by development in the services and real estate sectors. Both national and foreign companies continue to invest in Portugal. Tourism in particular has been playing an important role in […]
Whilst we have very quickly become familiar with the “rule of six”, regulations come in to force today placing a further legal obligation on businesses in England that serve food for consumption on the premises to ensure that, save for in limited exceptions, bookings of more than six people are not accepted.
As another week draws to a close, in a time when every day seems to bring unexpected – and often unwelcome – news, the landlord community is reeling – albeit perhaps largely in a somewhat unsurprised and resigned fashion. This is due to the latest announcements from the government affecting the commercial landlord and tenant relationship.
Commentators have long suggested that we may see a second wave of coronavirus (COVID-19) later this year following the initial peak in spring. Whether or not that is the case, employers should be preparing for the possibility in case it becomes a reality.
Building my own app within the space of a four-week internship? No I’m not joking. It happened.
The Judge in the Sunbird scheme of arrangement sanction hearing has declined to sanction the scheme due to the “paucity of information” provided by the company to the creditors ahead of the creditor vote.
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DWF has hired an insurance team from Keoghs to spearhead the opening of a new UK office. The firm has taken on 13 lawyers who will populate the firm’s eleventh outpost in the country, located in Southampton. Keoghs partners Rachel Coombs, Sarah Parker and Stuart Giddings join alongside ten other members of staff who specialise […]
Eversheds Sutherland has recruited a former Barclays director to map out a growth strategy for its banking practice and deepen the firm’s relationships in the industry, as financings driven by the pandemic are set to generate a new spate of work. Ian Tetsill will become head of the debt finance strategy within the firm’s banking and […]
Two former Linklaters and Simmons & Simmons lawyers, who banked $10m with the sale of their proofreading business, have launched another venture that has attracted a $1.2m investment from magic circle and US firms. Stephen Scanlan, formerly a supervising associate at Simmons & Simmons, and Travis Leon, a law school friend and then a corporate […]
As the election process at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer continues, candidates are starting to showcase their own campaigns, with a view to overhauling a central aspect of the firm’s remuneration structure. Asia managing partner Georgia Dawson, who has officially entered the race, is understood to have focused her campaign on changing the firm’s lockstep. The disputes […]
Brown Rudnick has hired yet another partner to its global restructuring team, with Tony Horspool set to join the US firm’s London ranks. Horspool will join up with Brown Rudnick’s corporate restructuring and special situations team in the capital, following the hire of Richard Obank and Colin Ashford who defected from DLA Piper at the […]
Weightmans has said it will pay its staff their full salary after making cuts earlier in the year, while also deciding to reinstate distributions from October. From June, the firm’s employees took, on average, an 11 per cent salary reduction, which Weightmans said would be reviewed at the end of October. From 1 September however, […]